How do you add and change wallpapers in FB CE 4

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How do you add and change wallpapers in FB CE 4

Postby jacatone on Fri Jun 13, 2008 1:50 am

New to Fluxbox and can't figure out how to add and change wallpapers?
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Re: How do you add and change wallpapers in FB CE 4

Postby invisosniper on Fri Jun 13, 2008 9:16 am

...Not being an expert I do not know off the top of my head, and I do not have FB CE 4 on my current computer (eagerly awaiting the next version :D )

I will load the LiveCD later today and see if i can help you out. If anyone else knows before then, please post.

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Re: How do you add and change wallpapers in FB CE 4

Postby chakaluther on Wed Jun 25, 2008 8:31 am

[this is how to change your wallpaper in your startup file, found on ubuntuusers.de, translated for you]

first execute this command:

fbsetbg -f /Path/to/wallpaper.png

Now open the file ~/.fluxbox/startup (for example in terminal: "sudo nano ~/.fluxbox/startup" | if nano is installed, to install nano type "sudo apt-get install nano") and fill in, where you want but before the line "exec /usr/bin/fluxbox", the following line

/usr/bin/fbsetbg -l &

reboot and you got a new wallpaper
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Re: How do you add and change wallpapers in FB CE 4

Postby chakaluther on Wed Jun 25, 2008 8:48 am

:D

Well, in your menu you should find a Wallpaper chooser..

that would be the easy way then ;)..
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Re: How do you add and change wallpapers in FB CE 4

Postby Mindhunter2202 on Wed Jun 25, 2008 1:53 pm

Wallpaper Chooser didn't work for me. I used fbsetbg and edited the startup file like described two posts before.
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Re: How do you add and change wallpapers in FB CE 4

Postby chakaluther on Fri Jun 27, 2008 3:19 am

Well, did it work? If yes, could you please mark the Thread as solved?! (changing the Subject "-solved") Thanks
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